“I take full ownership of my alignment with the sport. I can just no longer be in that cheerleader’s spot.” From the NYT: ESPN Football Analyst Walks Away, Disturbed by Brain Trauma on Field.

+ “I think the best way I can say this is: I don’t understand what it’s like to be in that situation. What it is to be pulled over, or profiled, or any number of issues that have happened, that Colin was referencing — or any of my teammates have talked to me about … But I know it’s a real thing my black teammates have to deal with … I think [Kaepernick] should be on a roster right now. I think because of his protests, he’s not.” Aaron Rodgers on race, the NFL, and more: The Search For Aaron Rodgers.